Picture this: you and your most precious one, lying in bed observing through your room's window the snow flakes falling over Chicago against the spectacular John Hancock Building - truly a celebration of love. Former Sofitel Chicago Water Tower is one of the most extraordinary and unique four star hotels in Chicago, indeed an exceptional choice for your upcoming Chicago getaway. From some of the spacious rooms there is also a partial lake view. The hotel's location, next to the Magnificent Mile, couldn't be any better. Lastly, you should learn the beautiful glass building in which the hotel operates was designed by French architect Jean-Paul Viguier - perhaps an interesting fact to share over a candlelight dinner at Cafe des Architectes, the hote'l's French restaurant.
HOTEL VIEW: LAKE MICHIGAN, JOHN HANCOC CENTER, CHICAGO RIVER, CHICAGO SKYLINE, MARINA CITY A Chicago Hotel View captured by @absaflores
If you're looking for the most romantic hotels in Chicago with a lake view, allow us to introduce you to trendy boutique Hotel Lincoln, a Joie de Vivre Hotel - a truly unique hotel in Illinois state capital. For extra romance, pick a room with a lake view and enjoy the beautiful sights from the privacy of your room. Lincoln Park, one of our favorite parks in Chicago, can also be contemplated from this boutique hotel. The location, next to Gold Coast and just minutes away from both Lincoln Park Zoo and North Avenue Beach, is ideal for those wishing to enjoy Chicago's outdoor life. Last but certainly not least, a special word goes to Rooftop bar J. Park, in our opinion, among the best hotel bars in Chicago featuring an inspiring Chicago Skyline view - perfect to watch the sunrise with a cup of coffee in hand.
HOTEL VIEW: LAKE MICHIGAN, CHICAGO SKYLINE, JOHN HANCOCK CENTER, LINCOLN PARK A Chicago Hotel View captured by @twinspired_
When the subject is hotels with a lake view in Chicago, mentioning Swissotel Chicago is absolutely mandatory - here's a hotel famous for its legendary Lake Michigan views. The room views promise to fascinate and will make you want to sleep with your curtains wide open - romance here is guaranteed. This quality four star hotel is near Navy Pier, an area known for its several entertainment options. The Magnificent Mile and its fancy shops are within walking distance from Swissotel Chicago.
HOTEL VIEW: WRIGLEY BUILDING, WILLIS TOWER, LAKE MICHIGAN, CHICAGO SKYLINE A Chicago Hotel View captured by @ronskid69
The Blackstone, Autograph Collection, one of the best four star hotels in Chicago, is a "must" in our list of hotels with a lake view in Chicago. In fact, many rooms come with a wonderful lake view. Guests can also expect spectacular Chicago skyline views, including the iconic Willis Tower, the former tallest building in the world. The Blackstone, Autograph Collection has been recently renovated but still holds on its old charm. For certain among the most fascinating historic - and therefore romantic - hotels in Chicago.
HOTEL VIEW: WILLIS TOWER, LAKE MICHIGAN, CHICAGO SKYLINE A Chicago Hotel View captured by @generousbabble
The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago (4 Star)
The Gwen, at the heart of the unique Magnificent Mile, ranks as one of the best four star hotels in Chicago. From The Terrace Rooftop, guests can enjoy a breathtaking skyline view in one of the best hotel bars in Chicago, just perfect for a romantic drink with a loved one. Should you be looking for Chicago hotels with balconies, we are pleased to share that some suites at The Gwen will let you check that box. The hotel's modern fitness centre is ideal to exercise while in Chicago. A lovely hotel worth considering by those visiting Chicago.
HOTEL VIEW: JOHN HANCOCK CENTER, CHICAGO SKYLINE A Chicago Hotel View captured by @charlottefarrell
For all those romantic souls looking for unique hotels in Chicago with a spectacular view, 4 star hotel Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront might just be the right the answer. Stunning river views from large-sized rooms is what you get at this quality hotel, not far from Lake Michigan. For the best experience possible, make sure to book a room with a river view. Upon checking-in, put your best smile to work and ask the front-desk for one of those high-floor rooms. The views during the day are superb however, as the night falls over Chicago and the city lights lit up, views become astonishing and romance takes over. Staying at the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront equals having all Chicago's major attractions on your doorstep.
HOTEL VIEW: CHICAGO RIVER, CHICAGO SKYLINE, MARINA CITY, THE WRIGLEY BUILDING A Chicago Hotel View captured by @dave_tarus_1990
theWit Chicago, A DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel (4 Star)
Saying that theWit has one of the best hotels bars in Chicago isn't enough - the hotel's rooftop (The Roof) is something else, a place to see and be seen, with sweeping skyline views of Chicago. theWit Chicago enjoys great location next to Chicago River, not far from Lake Michigan. The King Room with Spa Bath is among our favorite rooms - romantic views guaranteed. Indeed an unique hotel in Chicago, one of the coolest of its kind in the city.
HOTEL VIEW: LAKE MICHIGAN, MARINA CITY, CHICAGO SKYLINE A Chicago Hotel View captured by @benzin_
Recently renovated, Renaissance Chicago is also in our list of 4 star hotels in Chicago with great views. In this case, the lake view gives place to an impressive Chicago River view, including the beautiful city's skyline. Expect a romantic view when choosing to stay in a King Room with a River View (definitely our recommendation). Hold hands with your beloved one as you cross Bataan-Corregidor Memorial Bridge - breathe in and absorb the surrounding Chicago panoramas. Renaissance Hotel is one of Chicago hotels at The Loop and Magnificent Mile.
HOTEL VIEW: CHICAGO RIVER, THE WRIGLEY BUILDING, MARINA CITY A Chicago Hotel View captured by @darkroast70
Dana Hotel and Spa, among the best four star hotels in Chicago, is right next to Magnificent Mile. Being one of the best hotel bars in Chicago, Vertigo Sky Lounge unveils a spectacular Chicago skyline view. Room views are enhanced by the floor-to-ceiling windows. When staying at this luxury boutique hotel, we suggest the romantic Corner King Rooms for some serious panoramic views over Chicago.
HOTEL VIEW: CHICAGO SKYLINE, HOLY NAME CATHEDRAL CHICAGO A Chicago Hotel View captured by @patrickfconnor